Can My Tires Melt?! | Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Published on July 27th 2022


Can I use model paint to cover up scratches on my bike? Should I upgrade my wheel bearings? Can A Road Tire Be Damaged Using It On A Turbo Trainer? Alex and Manon answer these questions and more on this week's GCN Tech Clinic! Chapters: 0:00 - Intro 0:17 - Direct drive or traditional turbo trainer? 1:25 - Upgrade bearings or get better stiffer equipment? 1:57 - Can I convert a TT bike to 1x? 2:15 - Are tubeless tires better in real world tests? 3:28 - Do I need to change my chain if I change the size of cassette? 4:49 - Does Pogacar deliberately have his hair sticking his helmet? 5:42 - Can A Road Tire Be Damaged Using It On A Turbo Trainer? 6:43 - Can I use model paint to cover up bike scratches? Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: Download the GCN App for free: Visit the GCN Shop: Join the GCN Club: Do you have any burning tech related questions? Let us know int he comments using #AskGCNTech and we'll answer your query in a future clinic! Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Mistakes You Make When Travelling With A Bike 👉 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 📹 Watch the latest GCN Tech Show 👉 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 Smokeshow - Jobii Small Trains - The Big Let Down Milk - Cushy Cristaux - Andre Aguado #gcntech #gcn #cycling #roadbike #techclinic #gcntechclinic Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech is the only channel you need for all things bike tech – past, present and future. Simply put, we’re obsessed with tech: we seek out and showcase the best in bikes, components, tech, accessories, upgrades and more from races and events, tech shows and product launches across the globe to bring you the best in road bike technology. We’ve also got great maintenance videos to help you get the most from your bike; pro-bike tours from all the biggest races; special features and the weekly GCN Tech Show. We also take a deeper look into the future of cycling, apps, smart tech and virtual riding. Join us on the channel and the GCN App to submit your content, vote on the latest tech and keep abreast of exciting new trends. Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing: Giro Helmets: Pinarello Bikes: Zipp Wheels: Topeak Tools: Canyon Bikes: Pirelli Tyres: Orbea Bikes: Vision Wheels: Wahoo Fitness: Park Tool: Elite Bottles: Whoop Fitness: Komoot: Selle Italia: SIS: Zwift: Shimano Wheels: Shadow Stand: DMT Shoes: Muc-Off: Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -